Matt Tolbert #20

  • 2B
  • B/T: S/R
  • 6' 0"/185

Matt Tolbert MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.230 3 54 17 .607

Matt Tolbert Bio

  • Full Name: Christopher Matthew Tolbert
  • Born: 5/4/1982 in McComb, MS
  • Draft: 2004, Minnesota Twins, 16th rd. (481st overall)
  • College: Mississippi
  • Debut: April 1, 2008
  • Last Game: 9/27/2011
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
MLB Career Stats 605 76 139 3 54 17 .230 .288 .607

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Matt Tolbert Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2007 Minnesota AL

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Rochester INT

Matt Tolbert Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 18, 2014 Reading Fightin Phils activated 3B Matt Tolbert from the 7-day disabled list.
July 30, 2014 3B Matt Tolbert retired.
July 26, 2014 Reading Fightin Phils placed 3B Matt Tolbert on the 7-day disabled list. Left shin contusion.
June 30, 2014 3B Matt Tolbert assigned to Reading Fightin Phils from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
June 25, 2014 Lehigh Valley IronPigs sent 2B Matt Tolbert on a rehab assignment to GCL Phillies.
May 15, 2014 Lehigh Valley IronPigs placed 2B Matt Tolbert on the 7-day disabled list. right index finger fracture
April 20, 2014 2B Matt Tolbert assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs from Reading Fightin Phils.
March 30, 2014 2B Matt Tolbert assigned to Reading Fightin Phils from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
March 6, 2014 2B Matt Tolbert assigned to Philadelphia Phillies.
January 22, 2014 2B Matt Tolbert assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
December 22, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent 2B Matt Tolbert to a minor league contract.
November 4, 2013 2B Matt Tolbert elected free agency.
August 1, 2013 2B Matt Tolbert assigned to Reading Fightin Phils from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
July 25, 2013 Matt Tolbert assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs from Clearwater Threshers.
July 7, 2013 Matt Tolbert roster status changed by Clearwater Threshers.
June 27, 2013 Clearwater Threshers sent SS Matt Tolbert on a rehab assignment to GCL Phillies.
April 26, 2013 Clearwater Threshers placed SS Matt Tolbert on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to April 25, 2013.
April 23, 2013 2B Matt Tolbert assigned to Clearwater Threshers from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
April 3, 2013 Matt Tolbert roster status changed by Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
February 7, 2013 2B Matt Tolbert assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
February 1, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent 2B Matt Tolbert to a minor league contract.
November 2, 2012 2B Matt Tolbert elected free agency.
April 5, 2012 2B Matt Tolbert assigned to Iowa Cubs.
December 22, 2011 Chicago Cubs signed free agent 2B Matt Tolbert to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 20, 2011 2B Matt Tolbert elected free agency.
October 14, 2011 Minnesota Twins sent 2B Matt Tolbert outright to Rochester Red Wings.
September 6, 2011 Minnesota Twins recalled Matt Tolbert from Rochester Red Wings.
August 28, 2011 Minnesota Twins optioned Matt Tolbert to Rochester Red Wings.
July 28, 2011 Minnesota Twins recalled Matt Tolbert from Rochester Red Wings.
July 18, 2011 Minnesota Twins optioned Matt Tolbert to Rochester Red Wings.
August 20, 2010 Minnesota Twins recalled Matt Tolbert from Rochester Red Wings.
August 15, 2010 Minnesota Twins optioned Matt Tolbert to Rochester Red Wings.
August 10, 2010 sent 2B Matt Tolbert on a rehab assignment to GCL Twins.
July 3, 2010 Matt Tolbert roster status changed by Minnesota Twins.
June 1, 2010 Minnesota Twins recalled Matt Tolbert from Rochester Red Wings.
May 19, 2010 Minnesota Twins optioned Matt Tolbert to Rochester Red Wings.
May 11, 2010 Minnesota Twins recalled Matt Tolbert from Rochester Red Wings.
March 27, 2010 Minnesota Twins optioned Matt Tolbert to Rochester Red Wings.
October 19, 2009 Matt Tolbert roster status changed by Minnesota Twins.
October 10, 2009 Minnesota Twins reassigned 2B Matt Tolbert to the minor leagues.
September 4, 2009 Minnesota Twins recalled 2B Matt Tolbert from Rochester Red Wings.
July 13, 2009 Minnesota Twins optioned Matt Tolbert to Rochester Red Wings.
May 6, 2009 Minnesota Twins recalled Matt Tolbert from Rochester Red Wings.

Christopher Matthew Tolbert Bio Info

Matt enters his ninth season in professional baseball and his first with the Cubs...he signed a minor league contract with Chicago, December 22, 2011, and is a non-roster invitee to big league camp for 2012...Has seen major league action in each of the last four seasons (2008-11) with Minnesota, batting .230 (139-for-605) with 27 doubles, nine triples, three homers and 54 RBI in 247 contests...Saw post-season action with the Twins in the 2009 and 2010...In 510 minor league contests, owns a .277 batting average (519-for-1,877) with 169 walks, 98 doubles, 29 triples, 23 homers and 218 RBI since being drafted in 2004...Attended the University of Mississippi and was named Freshman All-American in 2002...Graduated from Centreville (Miss.) Academy in 2000, where he participated in track and field, football and baseball...named All-State in baseball and football as a senior. Was the 2000 South State long jump champion. Won back-to-back state football championships in 1998 and 1999, rushing for 2,561 yards on 326 carries as a running back...Originally drafted by the Orioles in the 19th round of the 2003 First-Year Player Draft, but did not sign. 2011 Matt made the Twins Opening Day roster for the second time in his career, first since 2008...hit .198 (41-for-207) with 10 doubles and 11 RBI in a career-high 87 games during three stints for Minnesota...Had three stints with the Twins: Opening Day through July 17, July 28-August 27 and September 6 through the remainder of the season...Hit a monthly-best .294 (5-for-17) with one run and one walk in seven July contests...Appeared in 53 games and hit .180 (24-for-133) before being optioned to Triple-A Rochester, July 17...Batted .467 (7-for-15) with four runs, three doubles, one triple, five RBI and three multi-hit games in a four-contest span, June 2-6...During his second stint with Minnesota, July 28-August 27, hit .260 (13-for-50) in 19 games...Collected a career-high tying three knocks, August 15 at Detroit, going 3-for-4 with a run and a double...it marked the fifth three-hit game of his career...Rejoined the Twins, September 6, going 3-for-19 (.158) with three runs in 13 contests...In 17 games with the Red Wings, posted a .136 average (8-for-59) with 10 walks, seven runs, one double, one triple and three RBI. 2010 Started the season at Triple-A Rochester and played in 27 games before being recalled by Minnesota, May 11...appeared in three games for the Twins before being optioned back to Rochester, May 18...Played in 12 games for the Red Wings before being recalled, June 1...appeared in 20 games for the Twins in his second stint...Drove in the game-winning run with an rbi single in the ninth inning, June 5 at Oakland...Hit his third career home run (first career left-handed) off Rafael Betancourt, June 15 vs. Colorado...Disabled list with a contusion to his right middle finger, July 1-August 15 (missed 37 games)...Optioned to Rochester after returning from his rehab assignment, August 16...appeared in three games for the Red Wings and was recalled, August 20...finished the season at Rochester batting .283 (49-for-173) with nine doubles, three triples, one home run, 11 rbi and 19 runs in 42 games...Recorded two triples and a career-high five rbi, September 4 vs. Texas...second time in his career in which he recorded two triples...Collected 10 rbi in a 10-game span, September 4-22...reached base in six of those 10 games, with four extra-base hits and four walks...Played 42 games in the field for the Twins: 20 at second base (14 starts), 14 at third base (seven starts), four at first base and three at shortstop. 2009 Began season at Triple-A Rochester...played in a total of 56 games for the Red Wings, spending time at second base, third base, shortstop, left field and right field...hit first home run, April 18 at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre...had four-hit game, May 4 at Louisville...recalled by Minnesota, May 6...went 3-for-6 with four RBI and his first career home run (off Jimmy Gobble) May 21 at Chicago (AL)...reached base safely in six straight games, June 24-July 1...optioned to Rochester, July 12...four-hit game, July 26 at Charlotte...hit .345 (10-for-29) in eight July games...batted .314 (32-for-102) with five doubles, three triples, two home runs, 16 runs scored, 10 RBI and 10 multi-hit games in 23 August games...recalled by Minnesota, September 4...batted .333 (23-for-69) with four doubles, one triple, one home run, nine runs scored and seven RBI in 21 games from September 11 until the end of the season (October 6)...played in the Twins final 20 games as the regular third baseman while the Twins went 16-4 in those games...played in 71 games for the Twins, 36 at second base, 27 at third base, three at shortstop, and one at first base. 2008 Made the Twins Opening Day Roster...made Major League debut as pinch-hitter, April 1 vs. Los Angeles (AL)...singled off Joe Saunders for first career hit, April 2 vs. Los Angeles (AL)...hit safely in five of six games, going 9-for-15 (.600), April 4-11...had season-high six-game hit-streak, going 6-for-22 (.273), April 27-May 10...placed on 15-day disabled list with torn ligament in left thumb, May 16 and had surgery to repair torn ligament...rehabbed at Double-A New Britain...reinstated from the disabled list on September 2, missed 96 games...recorded his first career triple, September 3 at Toronto...recorded two triples, September 13 at Baltimore (game 2)...tied a season-high with three hits, September 16 at Cleveland...hit safely in five of his last six games...hit .333 (10-for-30) with three rbi and five runs scored in 10 September games...hit .373 (19-for-51) in 19 games vs. American League Central opponents. 2007 Spent the entire year with Triple-A Rochester...went 7-for-10 in three games, April 13-15...hit safely in eight straight games, going 12-for-25 (.480), April 24-May 3...went 3-for-5 with a season-high four rbi, May 11 at Buffalo...named Twins' Minor League Player of the Week, May 11-17...hit .370 (20-for-54) in May...hit safely in nine straight games going 17-for-34 (.500), June 3-11...went 5-for-5 with two doubles and two rbi, June 6...played for United States team in Futures Game, July 8 at San Francisco...selected to International League team in Triple-A All-Star Game, July 10 at Albuquerque...had a nine-game hitting streak going 15-for-35 (.429), including six multi-hit games, August 4-13... hit .313 (72-for-230) prior to the All-Star break but hit .267 (50-for-187) after the break...ranked the best defensive second baseman in the International League by Baseball America. 2006 Began season at Double-A New Britain and hit .216 before being transferred to Single-A Ft. Myers, May 5...went 3-for-5 in his first game with the Miracle, May 6...hit safely in his first seven games (.393), May 6-12...hit .476 (10-for-21) in five games, including two three-hit games, June 2-6...promoted to New Britain, June 22 and hit safely in his first nine games (13-for-31, .419) with the Rock Cats...named Twins' Minor League Player of the Week, June 24-30...named Twins' Minor League Player of the Month for June. 2005 Spent the entire season with Single-A Ft. Myers...went 6-for-12 in his first three games...split time between second base and shortstop for the Miracle...had a season-high three-hits seven times, including in back-to-back games, August 10-11...finished the year hitting safely in 16 of 17 games, including a season-high 11-game hitting streak, August 23-September 3...was 15th among all minor leaguers in sacrifice hits (15). 2004 Made his professional debut with Elizabethton of the Appalachian League...hit .316 through his first 11 games...played in 33 games, making 28 starts at second base and one at third base.